Assistant Producer - Racing UK

JOB TITLE: ASSISTANT PRODUCER - RACING UK JOB DESCRIPTION: • Assisting in all areas of the editorial production of Racing UK’s output • Carrying out requirements as directed by senior producers such as visual and statistical material to enhance race previews & setting up phone interviews • Operation of HEGO technology to illustrate racing incidents • Keeping presenters, staff and producers informed of production plans • Devising, planning and delivering filming projects • Editing features and channel content with the help of experienced editors • Producing a daily report of duties performed • After a suitable period of training, applicants will be expected to produce their own programmes

PERSON SPECIFICATION: • Strong horse racing and betting knowledge and a passion for the sport is essential • An ability to generate ideas to enhance the channel’s output • An ability to produce scripts to a high standard • An interest in television production and programming • Some experience of working in broadcast television preferred • Willing to be flexible to ensure the best output for the channel

SHIFT PATTERN: • Working 160 hours per month (usually 16 x 10 hour days) • Evenings, weekends and bank holidays are an integral part of the shift system • Flexibility to travel and work non-standard hours when on filming projects • To comply at all times with Health & Safety regulations and safe working practices in accordance with current legislation and as detailed in the Company’s Health & Safety Policy and Procedures.

This role profile is a guide to the work you will be initially required to undertake. It may be reviewed from time to time to incorporate changing circumstances, and you may be required to be flexible and perform other duties as required by your manager. It does not form part of your contract of employment.

Please send your CV and covering letter to: Recruitment@racinguk.com by Monday, July 31.

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